A Memorandum of Understanding in the interest of conservation was signed by South African National Parks and Wilderness Foundation Africa in the Addo Elephant National Park, Eastern Cape, South Africa on Tuesday, 18th August.
The memorandum was designed to coordinate the partnership activities between the parks of South African national parks and the communities. This will in turn promote the system of national parks, responsible tourism and the socio-economic development programs.
Wilderness Foundation Africa being one that implemented the program, which its objective is the community support. With this, it was supported by two NGOs, the Ork foundation and the Kolisi foundation and supported by SanParks.
The project started at the end of June and was aimed to provide the needed food parcels to the communities affected unemployment due the Covid19 pandemic.
On the 18th of August the food parcels were distributed in and around the community in the Addo Elephant National Park. Five hundred families benefited from this and will continue receiving the packages for the next consecutive 5 months.
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